Rewriting Russian Gymnastics
Personal reflections on the beautiful Russians, results and interviews
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Friday, 6 April 2018
Korbut/Knysh rape allegations resurface
Knysh and Korbut in training, 1973 Olga Korbut has repeated her allegations of mistreatment and rape by her coach, Reynald Knysh, in a Russi...
Sunday, 1 April 2018
Club Pushkin, home of World Champion gymnast Elena Eremina, faces collapse
No good news to report at present from beautiful, brave St Petersburg, as the gymnastics club where national team members Elena Eremina, Val...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
The first time ever I saw the USSR gymnasts
I saw the poster on the wall of the gym and it surprised my teacher when I asked if I could go. She had noticed that I didn't exactly l...
Sunday, 18 March 2018
DTB Cup - in which I have a moan about the desultory state of WAG
I just watched the most discouraging competition of my life in WAG, the AA. Maybe the team competition yesterday was better - I didn't ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
НАЧНИ С НАМИ И СТАНЬ, КЕМ ЗАХОЧЕШЬ! Федерация Спортивной Гимнастики России Новости О федерации Соревнования Команда О гимнастике Гимнастика ...
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Elena Eremina asks for help for her gymnastics school
World and European champion gymnast Elena Eremina, 16. Elena, and her team mates Lilia Akhaimova, Valeria Saifuluna and Tatiana Nabiyeva, al...
Thursday, 15 February 2018
The rebuilding of Moscow Sambo
Moscow's Sambo club, a multi sports complex with a strong gymnastics history, is currently being demolished and rebuilt with new, improv...
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
The vultures are circling - blame and corruption in USA gymnastics
Valery Liukin has resigned and the vultures are after his entrails. But is blame the answer? We have all been mesmerized by medals. We ...
Monday, 5 February 2018
Flashback to USA Gymnastics in the 1990s
In my gymnastics collection that is still gathering dust in my spare room, I have a few copies of a publication called 'Flying Squirrels...
Saturday, 3 February 2018
Leninsk-Kuznetsk School of Gymnastics to close.
The major centre of gymnastics in Kemerovo Oblast, Siberia - the Mametyev School of Gymnastics in Leninsk - is to close in July 2018, report...
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